WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Woman indicted for stealing $30K from nonprofit ]]> 2017-09-22T14:27:20
A Wayland woman and former treasurer at a Royalston nonprofit has been
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<![CDATA[Baker wants Graham-Cassidy bill defeated]]> 2017-09-22T11:36:38
Gov. Charlie Baker has joined many Democrats in advocating for the def
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<![CDATA[Setti Warren: Amazon should come to Worcester]]> 2017-09-22T11:32:21
Newton mayor and gubernatorial candidate Setti Warren said Friday that
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<![CDATA[MHA picks former state legislator as CEO]]> 2017-09-20T14:34:32
The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association has named a new pres
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<![CDATA[AG expands opioid sales investigation]]> 2017-09-20T13:23:55
Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday that prosecutors in the sta
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<![CDATA[Milford becomes latest town to ban marijuana stores]]> 2017-09-20T11:00:51
Milford banned recreational marijuana shops on Tuesday, with 56.3 perc
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<![CDATA[Proposed bill would eliminate Mass. use of fossil fuels ]]> 2017-09-20T10:54:34
Nearly two-thirds of electricity in Massachusetts comes from natural g
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<![CDATA[Fidelity Bank, Colonial Co-operative announce $870M merger ]]> 2017-09-19T16:07:57
Leominster-based Fidelity Bank and Gardner-based Colonial Co-operative
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<![CDATA[Riverdale Water wants to provide Northbridge's water]]> 2017-09-19T13:34:45
The Riverdale Water Compan (RWC), a privately-owned supplier of water,
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<![CDATA[Economics professors join push for $15 minimum wage]]> 2017-09-19T10:47:35
As activists ramp up their push to raise the minimum wage again, econo
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<![CDATA[Median household income up in Central Mass.]]> 2017-09-18T11:24:29
Household income in Worcester County rose by 5 percent, or $3,542, las
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<![CDATA[Treat marijuana like alcohol]]> 2017-09-18T06:00:00
Whether you agree with the new law, marijuana is going public in Massa
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2017-09-18T06:00:00
Main Street Bank, Women in Business, Inc., and Southbridge Credit Unio
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<![CDATA[Worcester officials push for immigrant protections]]> 2017-09-18T06:00:00
State and local organizations and institutions are calling for protect
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<![CDATA[Worcester airport contractor fined $168K]]> 2017-09-15T11:52:44
A Framingham contractor working at Worcester Regional Airport has been
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<![CDATA[Home sales up 12% in August]]> 2017-09-15T11:40:47
The number of Massachusetts single-family homes under a purchase agree
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<![CDATA[Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line disruptions planned]]> 2017-09-14T14:50:59
The Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line will be stopped before Bos
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<![CDATA[Report: Health spending below state benchmark]]> 2017-09-13T14:26:05
The Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis reported
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<![CDATA[Proponents say they're closer to creating new class of dental providers]]> 2017-09-13T13:09:58
Lawmakers who favor a legal expansion of the scope of dentistry work t
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<![CDATA[Brewers, distributors at odds over legislation ]]> 2017-09-13T11:42:08
Now that beer distributors have conceded that the statutory hold they
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